Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Brodetto (Italian Seafood Stew)


• 2 sauté cut large onions
• 1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil
• 4 cloves chopped garlic
• 2 tablespoons lemon zest
• 2 cans diced tomatoes with juice
• Salt and pepper to taste
• 2 1/2 cups white wine (dry)
• 2, 1/2 pound packages frozen assorted seafood (includes: shrimp, octopus, calamari, mussels, etc)
• 1, 12 ounce package frozen fillets of fish

Garnish Ideas:

• Slice a French roll and add fresh grated parmesan on top and bake in oven to melt the cheese and place 1 on top of each bowl of brodetto


 Take frozen seafood out of freezer
 Add oil and cut onions into a large sauce pan and sauté until golden brown
 Add garlic and lemon zest and cook for another minute
 Add tomatoes and the juice from the cans and cook on medium heat
 Add salt and pepper to your liking
 Pour in the white wine and bring to a boil and cook for about 10-15 minutes until the alcohol taste has gone away
 Reduce heat to simmer and add the 2 packages of assorted seafood
 Cook for 5 minutes
 While cooking cut the fish fillets into small bite sized pieces
 Add the fish into the stew and let cook for another 20 minutes or until the seafood has been cooked fully.
 Enjoy

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